Residential withdrawal dates and refunds for International students

You can find the refund dates, percentages and academic outcomes for international students who withdraw from study.

The refund available to you depends on whether if you are in your first study period as well as the date you withdraw from study.

Refunds and withdrawal dates for students in their first study period

For those new international students who have withdrawn after having paid their fees, the refund policy allows:

  • 90%* refund is payable if the student withdraws from unit(s) at least 4 weeks prior to start of teaching period;
  • 50%* refund is payable if the student withdraws between 4 weeks prior to the start of teaching period and the census date of the relevant unit(s); and
  • no refund is payable if the student withdraws after census date

* If detailed in your Letter of Offer a $3000 non-refundable amount will be retained if you withdraw from your studies, prior to the census date of your first teaching period.  Please refer to your Letter of Offer for details.

The retention of 10% of the fees for commencing students is in recognition of the additional costs involved in administering the initial enrolment of international students.

Fee refunds will be given for withdrawal from the course or from units as per the following tables.

2018 Residential withdrawal dates

Residential study periods 1 to 8. Withdrawal dates showing refund amount and relevant academic result.
Study period Date to withdraw by to receive 90% refund and Withdrawn Early (WE) Dates for receiving 50% refund and Withdrawn Early (WE) No refund and Withdrawn Late (WL) No refund and Withdrawn Fail (WN)
Residential 1 Up to 4 February 2018 5 February to 8 April 20189 April to 29 April 2018 From 30 April 2018
Residential 2 Up to 11 February 201812 February to 15 April  2018 16 April to 6 May 2018 From 7 May 2018
Residential 3 Up to 25 March 201826 March to 27 May 201828 May to 17 June 2018 From 18 June 2018
Residential 4 Up to 20 May 2018 21 May to 22 July 2018 23 July to 12 August 2018 From 13 August 2018        
Residential 5 Up to 17 June 2018 18 June to 19 August 201820 August to 9 September 2018 From 10 September 2018
Residential 6 Up to 29 July 201830 July to 30 September 20181 October to 21 October 2018 From 22 October 2018
Residential 7 Up to 19 August 201820 August to 21 October 2018         22 October to 11 November 2018 From 12 November 2018
Residential 8 Up to 26 August 2018 27 August to 28 October 201829 October to 18 November 2018 From 19 November 2018

Refunds and withdrawal dates for continuing students

For those continuing international students who have withdrawn after having paid their fees, the refund policy allows:

  • 100% if withdrawal from the unit(s) is prior to the start of the third week of the trimester;
  • 50% if withdrawal from the unit(s) is between the start of the third week and the census date for the unit(s); and
  • no refund if withdrawal from the unit(s) is after census date.

For students withdrawing prior to census date who have not paid their fees their enrolment will be terminated for non-payment of fees, but they will not incur a debt of 50% of tuition fees.

Fee refunds will be given for withdrawal from the course or from units as per the following tables.

2018 Residential withdrawal dates

Residential periods 1 to 8 withdrawal dates showing refund amount and relevant academic result.
Study period Date to withdraw by to receive 100% refund and Withdrawn Early (WE) Dates for receiving 50% refund and Withdrawn Early (WE) No refund and Withdrawn Late (WL) No refund and Withdrawn Fail (WN)
Residential 1 Up to 18 March 2018 19 March to 8 April 2018 From 9 April to 29 April 2018 From 30 April 2018
Residential 2 Up to 25 March 201826 March to 15 April 201816 April to 6 May 2018 From 7 May 2018
Residential 3 Up to 6 May 20187 May to 27 May 201828 May to 17 June 2018 From 18 June 2018
Residential 4 Up to 1 July 20182 July to 22 July 2018 23 July to 12 August 2018 From 13 August 2018       
Residential 5 Up to 29 July 201830 July to 19 August 201820 August to 9 September 2018 From 10 September 2018
Residential 6 Up to 9 September 201810 September to 30 September 20181 October to 21 October 2018 From 22 October 2018
Residential 7 Up to 30 September 20181 October to 21 October 201822 October to 11 November 2018 From 12 November 2018
Residential 8 Up to 7 October 20188 October to 28 October 201829 October to 18 November 2018 From 19 November 2018

Further information

Further information is available at Refunds and remission for international students.

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